This is one of the oldest cities in the world and steep in history, culture, and tradition. There’s a lot to discover in London and its neighboring cities, but if you are a transit passenger and looking for a quick taste of London, these are some of the things to try.
Top Places To Visit: Tower of London, Houses of Parliament, the British Museum, St. James’ Park, Tower Bridge, Borough Market, Westminster Abbey, Camden Market, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace, and Big Ben. These are some of the top places, but there are countless others that will peak your interest.
Walking Tours: Sign up for walking tours, each with its own theme such as historical, royal , Jack the Ripper, Harry Potter, pub tour, or changing of guards.
Night Tours: London is a bustling city and the night tours garners a crowd. The most popular are Jack the Ripper and London by night tours.
Flea & Street Markets: If you love these markets, then London has some of the most diverse markets. Do check out Greenwich Market, Broadway Market, Urban Food Fest, Deptford Market, Portobello Road Market, and many more.
Museums: One thing that London has is rich history and the number of museums is evidence of it. There are three major categories of museums in London: art galleries, specialty, and history museums.
Observation Points: London is a beautiful city and the best place to witness it is from a height. Tower Bridge, The Shard, London Eye, Sky Garden, and Tower 42 are few observation deck and towers.
Cemeteries: Enter the gloomy side of London and visit the numerous cemeteries dotting the city such as Highgate and Brompton cemeteries.
Sacred Sites: Delve into the religious side of London and get inspired with the fabulous architecture of churches and religious sites.